Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943
- Existence: 1865 - 1943
William Lyon Phelps (1865-1943), American author, critic, and scholar.
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 36
Overview: Teacher and journalist. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and photographs relating to his career as a journalist in Peking (1911-1914) and his post as teacher of English and aesthetics at the American International College in Springfield, Mass. (1928-1940). He also lectured on Scandinavian culture and on Chinese politics. Manuscripts and advertising brochures document this aspect of his life. Although his correspondence is mostly routine, there are a number of letters of interest from...
Call Number: MS 51
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia documenting George Pierce Baker's professional activities as head of the Department of Drama at Yale University. Correspondents include playwrights, critics, actors, and producers, who had been Baker's students. The papers detail Baker's activities as a lecturer, consultant to the film series Chronicles of America, chairman of the executive committee of the American Shakespeare Foundation, and author...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 466
Overview: The Danford Barney papers contains correspondence, drafts of writings, photographs, and other material relating to poet and photographer Danford Barney. Correspondence in the collection contains letters from many Yale-affiliated faculty, authors, and collaborators, including Stephen Vincent Benét, William Rose Benét, Henry Seidel Canby, John Farrar, Brian Hooker, Benjamin R. C. Low, William Lyon Phelps, and Thornton Wilder, as well as authors who commented on Barney's work, such as John Hall...
Call Number: MS 73
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Beer family. Extensive files of correspondence and papers for family members from the 1850s through the 1980s detail the lives and activities of such family members as William Collins Beer, a lobbyist for J.P. Morgan and Company, International Harvester Company, and the government of Italy, and a close friend of Mark Hanna; Thomas Beer, a...
Dates: 1740-1981, bulk 1827-1981
Call Number: MS 81
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, journals, manuscripts, notebooks, sermons, writings, two books with manuscript notes, legal and financial records, photographs, printed material and miscellanea documenting the personal lives and professional careers of four generations of the Bingham family. The papers include material documenting Hiram Bingham (1789-1869) and his missionary work in Hawaii; Hiram Bingham (1831-1908) and his missionary work in the Gilbert Islands, his literary...
Call Number: RG 37
Overview: The collection documents Brown's long and active career as a Congregational minister, Dean of Yale Divinity School and author. Prominent correspondents include William Lyon Phelps, Washington Gladden, Booker T. Washington, Henry Sloane Coffin, Herbert Hoover, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., John R. Mott, William H. Taft, Theodore Roosevelt and Luther A. Weigle. Charles Reynolds Brown was born in Bethany, West Virginia on October 1, 1862. He was educated at the University of Iowa and Boston...
Call Number: MS 1277
Overview: Letters, photographs, manuscripts, and clippings of Harlan Ward Cooley, primarily relating to Yale and his classmates in the class of 1888. Also included is a biographical sketch of Cooley by his daughter, Julia Cooley Altrocchi.
Call Number: MS 791
Overview: Chiefly correspondence and diaries of James Wesley Cooper documenting his career as a Congregational minister, and his service as a Fellow of Yale University (1886-1916). The only personal correspondence are forty-four letters from Cooper to his fiancée in 1865 and fourteen additional letters (1877-1905). The diaries (1869-1914) provide a daily record of his work as a minister and of his visits to churches and schools in the South supported by the American Missionary Association. He was an...
Dates: 1787-1925, bulk 1787-1916
Call Number: MS 153
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, an autobiography, writings, research notes, and teaching materials of Jack Randall Crawford. Also included are a small amount of papers belonging to Dorothy Gabain, Crawford's second wife. The largest part of the papers is made up of plays, fiction and literary criticism, both published and unpublished, written by Crawford. Also included are lecture notes and texts and students papers reflecting his teaching career at Yale University (1909-1946).
Call Number: MS 155
Overview: The papers are composed of correspondence, speeches, writings, research notes, subject files, and memorabilia which document Wilbur Cross's education, scholarship, teaching career, service to Yale University, and tenure as governor of Connecticut. The papers are Cross's personal files and do not include administrative records from Yale or from the governor's office. The papers highlight Cross's research on the development of the English novel; public reaction to his books, public appearances,...
Call Number: MS 1732
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence from William Lyon Phelps to Lewis Charles Everard. Everard had been secretary to Phelps from 1904 to 1908 and his colleague in the Department of English. The men corresponded intermittently until shortly before their deaths, both in August, 1943. The letters are of a routine social nature. Printed material by and about William Lyon Phelps, consisting primarily of magazine articles and newspaper clippings, is also included.
Call Number: MS 1230
Overview: Correspondence, reviews of books, financial records, photographs and memorabilia. The correspondence largely concerns his search for jobs and discussion of early English poetry and Chaucer. Among his correspondents are William Lyon Phelps and William Howard Taft. Included also are transcripts of nine letters from Henry Rose Hinckley, father of Henry B. Hinckley, to his parents written from Yale College. The earliest letter (February 1858) contains an account of a town and gown riot.
Dates: 1858-1934, bulk 1894-1934
Call Number: MSS 14
Call Number: MS 768
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, student and teaching files, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Albert G. Keller, a sociologist, author, and student and colleague of William Graham Sumner. Keller frequently corresponded with individuals on the subject of Sumner, and Yale University figures such as Arthur T. Hadley, James Rowland Angell, and Charles Seymour often felt Keller's displeasure over the University's treatment of the Sumner legacy....
Call Number: MS 852
Overview: Miscellaneous papers of E. H. Knight, mostly relating to his year at Yale College, 1897-1898. Included are nine notebooks with his notes on the lectures of William Lyon Phelps, Oliver H. Richardson, William Graham Sumner and A. M. Wheeler. In addition there is a history paper by Albert R. Palmer (Y.1901), correspondence relating to Knight's admission to Yale, two family letters, college memorabilia and a genealogy.
Dates: 1896-1943, bulk 1896-1899
Part of Collection — Box: 45, Folder: GROUP 839, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS providing instruction on how to become a writer.
Dates: 1930 February 20
Call Number: MS 1231
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, research, notes, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting Lounsbury's personal life and professional career as an author and educator of English literature at Yale University. Correspondence with Yale colleagues, students, authors, and officials details his academic and literary interests, and activity in the areas of international language and simplified spelling. Personal materials include letters relating to Lounsbury's Civil War...
Call Number: MS 12
Overview: Correspondence, printed materials, theater programs, photographs and other papers of Lucy Cleveland Prindle Love and Helen Douglas Love Scranton, wife and daughter, respectively, of Edward Gurley Love and active in New York social and cultural life in the early 20th century.The correspondence is chiefly from theatrical personalities and writers and concerns cultural life in New York City. Prominent among the correspondents are Pearl S. Buck, Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Alva Edison, Clara Clemens,...
Call Number: MS 884
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, writings, printed matter, financial records, and memorabilia documenting Warren Lowenhaupt's years as a student at Yale University (1910-1917), at Columbia Law School (1926), as an officer in World War I, and as curator and research associate at the Yale University Library (1952-1967). His principal correspondents are Emile Victor Bonnet, Charles Burpee, John Lindsay Moore, Frederick B. Kaye, William Lyon Phelps and Arthur E. Case. Much of the...
Dates: 1891-1967, bulk 1910-1967
Call Number: MS 473
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, diaries, speeches and writings, and memorabilia chiefly relating to George Henry Nettleton's career as professor of English at Yale, his activities with the Yale Bureau in Paris and the American University Union, and his scholarly research and writings.